Coast Guard Searching for Man off Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – The Coast Guard began searching for a 60-year-old man in the waters off Redondo Beach, Calif., after his 25-foot sail boat was discovered beached at about 6 p.m., Thursday evening.

A Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles rescue helicopter, a small boat from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles-Long Beach, and the Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip are conducting search patterns in the area. Boats from Redondo Beach Harbor Patrol and Baywatch Redondo are also aiding in the search.

The man reportedly last spoke to his family early this afternoon and is believed to have been operating only a few miles off the coast.

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